Thomas Karger


Thomas Karger - Efficio Consulting
As a Principal based in the Dusseldorf office, Thomas has a vast experience of leading large-scale transformation projects across the globe. Joining in 2014, Thomas has significantly contributed to building up and growing Efficio’s German operations.

Main areas of practice

Thomas deals with large-scale, end-to-end procurement transformations with a particular focus on change management and the delivery of tangible results.


Thomas has supported multiple global blue-chip as well as mid-sized regional clients. He has experience across multiple sectors, such as Pharma, Chemicals, Manufacturing, Automotive and Food.

Significant experience 

  • Led a multi-year programme to transform the procurement function of one of the largest Pharma & Healthcare companies to drive synergies and compliance across all spend categories. Key activities include the delivery of various Lighthouse projects, an assessment of the client’s maturity related to procurement know-how and the implementation of a D2P platform across the main sites of our client in time and budget
  • Led a procurement transformation for a leading wind turbine manufacturer to support the delivery of benefits whilst improving the procurement function with new processes, tools and trainings
  • Developed a sustainable procurement structure for logistics, indirect production and corporate cost for a global food producer and delivered lasting savings
  • Led various carve-out projects with Automotive tier-1 manufacturers to implement sustainable procurement organisations and deliver savings

Get in touch


Whenever possible, Thomas is up for sports – particularly running, football, tennis or volleyball. As a frequent traveller, Thomas always tries the local cuisine when travelling, aiming to re-cook the meals at home.